The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West / Somerset
Rank 21 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.33% 3.56% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 4.44% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Median daily rate £325 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £312 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 225 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.74% 80.07% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 116 154
Median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 16
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +5 9 £280 - 4
Yeovil -2 1 £425 -22.72% 1
Bath -3 1 £425 -15.00% 7
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) .NET
4 13 (52.00%) Selenium
5 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
6 11 (44.00%) QA
6 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
7 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
7 10 (40.00%) Gherkin
7 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
8 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
8 9 (36.00%) MVC
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Java
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) Kanban
9 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (28.00%) WPF
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (24.00%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (4.00%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.00%) Liferay
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.00%) JUnit
5 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 4 (16.00%) WATIR
6 3 (12.00%) Ant
6 3 (12.00%) Apache Buildr
6 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (12.00%) jMock
6 3 (12.00%) Maven
6 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (12.00%) Sahi
7 2 (8.00%) Gradle
7 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
8 1 (4.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) WPF
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (24.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) RESTful
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) EJB
8 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.00%) JSF
8 3 (12.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) JSP
8 3 (12.00%) SOAP
8 3 (12.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) RIA
1 2 (8.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) BDD
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) Kanban
7 6 (24.00%) Line Management
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 3 (12.00%) API Development
9 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (12.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (4.00%) OpenSSO
2 1 (4.00%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) ATG
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) BEA
3 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
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